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    item not collected: format not supported by office clipboard

    Hello All,

    My wife has a new computer running Win7 32 bit and Office 2010.

    If we try to copy a file that is attached to one email and then attach [paste] it to attach it to another email, the above error comes up.

    I did a Google search on the error and see a lot of threads on it - some going back as far as Office 2003 but most of them have to do with the error occuring with Excel.

    Any help is appreciated!

    Best Regards, Bob

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    Have you tried saving the file and then attaching the saved file to the new email?

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    Thank you, ruirib!

    I forgot to mention that the issue is with Outlook 2010, but your reply tells me you figured that out . . .

    Yes - if the attachment is copied from the email that it was originally attached to, and copied into a folder, it can then be attached to another email without any problem.

    BUT, with Outlook 2003, it was possible to right-click on the attachment and then left-click 'copy', and then paste it to another email and this cannot be done in Outlook 2010.

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    I tried this with a few files, in my Win 7 32 and Outlook 2010, and had no issues doing it. Does the error happen with any type of file, in your case?

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    Well, it has happened with .doc, .wpd, and .pdf files that we know of - really have not tried it with other formats. I mentioned that I did a search and found threads in various forums relating this error to versions of office back to 2003 and mostly pertaining to Excel - not Outlook . . .

    Thanks again!

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    Maybe long shot, but you could try running Outlook in safe mode and see if that would help. Try the Run box, with outlook.exe /safe.

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